178 The Paralympics: An Education Opportunity for All

Wednesday, April 24, 2013: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Convention Center: Ballroom A
AAPAR/Adapted Physical Activity Council
Speakers: Michelle Grenier, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; Ronald W. Davis, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX; Rocco Aiello, St. Mary's County Public Schools, Maryland, Leonardtown, MD; and Catherine E. Kearns, Main Street School, Exeter, NH
The focus of this presentation will center on utilizing the Paralympic movement and disability sports as a way to broaden educational opportunities for all individuals. The Paralympics offer a unique alternative for educators to consider curriculum options in physical education as well as sporting opportunities for individuals with disabilities to train competitively. Speakers will include public school educators, professionals in higher education, and other leaders in the field of disability sport.
  • AAHPERD para sport.pptx (13.0 MB)